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James Howard Quest, American marketing executive. Board directors, executive committee Children of Alcoholics Foundation, New York City, 1987-1996; member Cornell University Council; board directors Stamford Symphony; vice president Cornell Class of 1956. With United States Army, 1956-1958. Member Cornell Society Hotelmen, Cornell Club (New York City), Woodway Country Club, Darien, Connecticut.

Background

Quest, James Howard was born on June 21, 1934 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Norris R.D.O. and Edna Jane (Nichols) Quest.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration, Cornell University, 1956.

Career

Brand manager Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1956-1960. Vice president SSC&B Advertising, New York City, 1961-1964. Group product director Pfizer Consumer Products, 1964-1967.

Vice president American Home Products, 1967-1971, RS&L Advertising, New York City, 1971-1975. Senior vice president, member board directors The Marschalk Company, Advertising, 1975-1980. Chairman, chief executive officer Posey & Quest Advertising, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1980-1990.

Executive vice president TBWA Advertising, New York City, 1990-1995. Chief Executive Officer Quest Associate Limited., Stamford, Connecticut, since 1995, Biocide, Inc., Stamford. Speaker American Association of Advertising Agencies, New York City, 1985-1987, Association National Advertisers, 1987-1989.

Guest lecturer Cornell School Hotel Administration, 1985.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis, golf., travel, writing.

Membership

Board directors, executive committee Children of Alcoholics Foundation, New York City, 1987-1996. Member Cornell University Council. Board directors Stamford Symphony.

Vice president Cornell Class of 1956. With United States Army, 1956-1958. Member Cornell Society Hotelmen, Cornell Club (New York City), Woodway Country Club, Darien, Connecticut.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf., travel, writing.

Connections

Married Sarah Jo Ames, June 11, 1960 (deceased 1973). Married Leslie Reiman. Children: Daniel, Anna, Benjamin.

father:
Norris R.D.O. Quest

mother:
Edna Jane (Nichols) Quest

spouse:
Sarah Jo Ames

spouse:
Leslie Reiman

child:
Daniel Quest

child:
Anna Quest

child:
Benjamin Quest